The People’s Question Time: Brexit – What Are Our Demands?
7pm, Thursday 19 January, St Pancras Church, Euston Road, NW1 2BA
This has been a year full of surprises; the Political landscape is changing at an unprecedented rate. Brexit has been hugely divisive and has created a dynamic and unpredictable situation.
Our new (un-elected) prime minster and her cabinet clearly have no real plan. One thing is for sure if the last 6 years are anything to go by, if the Tories are left to handle Brexit negotiations on their own, we’ll see a deal that suits the bankers, the bosses and the corporations.
What should we be demanding from the government that means Brexit is negotiated in the interests of the people? However you voted in the EU referendum, we need to put pressure on the Tories to ensure they don’t use Brexit as a way of increasing attacks on the majority, continuing austerity, whipping up racist divisions in our community and scapegoating immigrants.
Emily Thornberry MP - Shadow Foreign Secretary Labour Party
Amelia Womack - Deputy Leader Green Party
Kevin Courtney - General Secretary National Union of Teachers
Lindsey German - People's Assembly
Malia Bouattia - NUS President
Steve Turner - Assist General Secretary UNITE
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